OUTLIERS: THE STORY OF SUCCESS BY MALCOLM GLADWELL
Success is something that we all want. Success and failure determine the quality of your life, satisfaction, happiness, and finally, self-estimation. Even though we always blame a person himself for his or her failures, the role and significance of luck are immense. Some people call it luck, coincidence, or destiny, but you should know that your efforts contribute a small part to an overall outcome of your enterprise. This subject is well studied in a famous book ‘Outliers: The Story of Success’ by Malcolm Gladwell.
‘Outliers: The Story of Success’ is one of the several bestselling books written by Malcolm Gladwell. The author was included in the Time 100 Most Influential People. This book is about the origins of success. Malcolm Gladwell has carefully studied and analyzed the lives of billionaire entrepreneurs, successful sportsmen, musicians, people of art, and so on. Some of the famous people studied and mentioned in the book are Bill Gates, Andrew Carnegie, Mozart, Leonardo Da Vinci, and many others. The author also analyzes the success phenomena of different countries. For example, why Brazilians are the best in football? Why the best Candian hockey players are born in January? Why Chinese people are the best in mathematics? There are a lot of very interesting studies in the book. No wonders why this book became an international bestseller and was translated into dozens of foreign languages. Malcolm Gladwell has carried our a brilliant study of success.
I read a lot of books. I encounter a lot of books which imitate previous books and very boring to read. ‘Outliers: The Story of Success’ by Malcolm Gladwell is a unique book exploring success in a different manner. Napoleon Hill claimed to interview 500 millionaires for his ‘Think and Grow Rich’. But Napoleon Hill came with usual tips on how to achieve success such as ‘be patient’, ‘be confident’, ‘be persistent’, and so on. On the opposite side, Malcolm Gladwell the very nature of success and the role of uncontrollable situations, conditions, and circumstances that contribute a great deal in success. This is one of the best books I have ever read in my life.
‘Outliers: The Story of Success’ by Malcolm Gladwell deserves all the hype it gets. The work is outstanding. It is logical, meticulous, and coherent. I highly recommend this book to everyone regardless of your age, sex, financial income, and literature preferences. What is your opinion regarding this book? Write down in the comments below.